Issue IX, Volume IV : May 2013
History, Contention, and the Value of Literature
Judy Jordan’s first book of poetry, Carolina Ghost Woods, won the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Academy of American Poets Walt Whitman Award, the Thomas Wolfe Literary Award, the Oscar Arnold Young Book Prize of the Poetry Council of North Carolina, and the Utah Book of the Year Award for Poetry. A book-length poem, 60 Cent Coffee and a Quarter to Dance, was released in 2005 by Louisiana State UP.
Sam Witt was born in Wimbledon, England and lived there until the age of seven, at which time his family moved to America,
Rebecca McClanahan has published nine books, most recently Deep Light: New and Selected Poems and The Riddle Song and Other Rememberings,
Blas Falconer is the author of The Foundling Wheel (Four Way Books, 2012) and A Question of Gravity and Light (U of Arizona P, 2007)
Robert Cording teaches English and creative writing at College of the Holy Cross where he is the Barrett Professor of Creative Writing.
Christopher Davis received an MFA from the Iowa Writer's Workshop in 1985 and is professor (full) of creative writing at UNC Charlotte.